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Improving T Cell Therapies via Next Generation Technologies

The pipeline of adoptive T-cell therapies and other cell based immuno-oncology programs continues to expand with a number of modifications and improvements to the first generation programs. These platforms include improved specificity and delivery – including non-viral platforms, targeting of multiple antigens, editing constructs, and a variety of strategies to address toxicity and the tumor […]

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Monetizing Science: Turning an Asset into Value through IPOs

This panel moderated by Dr Andrew Baum, Citi and recorded at the 5th annual IO360° Summit, discusses the preparation of an IPO, straight licensing with the transition to a public company and decision making on prioritization within portfolios.  Panelists include: – David Epstein, Flagship Pioneering – Dan Passeri, Cue Biopharma            […]

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IDO Changes the T-cell Balance in the Tumor Microenvironment

In this talk recorded at the 5th annual IO360° Summit, Dr Charles Link Jr, Newlink Genetics, addresses how IDO changes the T-cell balance in the tumor microenvironment. This talk addresses how: IDO creates local immunosuppression by increasing T regulatory cells IDO often works in concert with PDL-1 mediated immunosuppression IDO mediated T-cell immunosuppression leads to poor […]

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Spark Therapeutics President Keynotes PODD Drug Delivery Conference

In her October 8, 2019 PODD keynote speech, Katherine High, MD, President and Head of R&D at Spark Therapeutics, reviewed the current state of gene therapies, and talked about developing gene therapies for previously untreatable diseases and for diseases with already existing therapeutics.  Dr High started by calling the Human Genome Project the bedrock of […]

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The Conference Forum Announces 4th Annual Patients as Partners Europe 2020 Meeting on Bringing Value Back to Patients

The Conference Forum announced that the 4th annual Patients as Partners Europe (Patients EU) event will take place in London at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel on January 27-28, 2020. The 2020 theme is bringing value back to patients in clinical research. Program leadership for 2020 includes Charity Research Involvement Group’s Claire Nolan and GSK’s Andrew […]

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Referring Physicians & Clinical Trial Enrollment: Moving Beyond the Myth

At the 9th annual DPharm conference that took place in September, BBK’s Aaron Fleishman and Matt Kibby presented The Myth: New Technology Inherently Equals Improved Outcomes on the Innovative Patient Solutions track. Now, BBK has published a new survey revealing physicians support referring patients to clinical trials and identifying a pressing need for greater education and communication. BBK […]

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Announcing the Immuno-Oncology 360° (IO360°) Summit, Early 2020 Keynotes and Notable Speakers

The 6th annual IO360°: Immuno-Oncology 360° Summit will take place on February 26 – 28, 2020 at the Crowne Plaza Times Square Hotel in New York City, NY, with a full day dedicated to Cell & Gene Therapy for Solid Tumors on February 27th. The opening keynotes include IO pioneers and entrepreneurs, Carl June, MD, […]

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Tasso Wins DPharm Idol Disrupt 2019 for Patient-Centric Blood Sampling Kits

Tasso was announced the winner of DPharm Idol Disrupt at the 9th annual DPharm: Disrupting Innovations to Advance Clinical Trials Conference. Tasso has a service that provides patient centric blood-sampling kits for use by participants in clinical trials. Tasso’s goal is to eliminate the need for site visits, and to lower the costs and inconvenience […]

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Patients as Partners EU 2020 Keynote in a Podcast on Experiencing the GDNF Trial

It is estimated that between 7-10 million people, globally have Parkinson’s disease.  Our guest on Pharma Talk Radio,  Lesley Gosden is living with Parkinson’s and she is an outstanding patient advocate, who experienced the GDNF clinical trial. In this podcast discussion, our guest will give us an insight into living with Parkinson’s, about the GDNF clinical trial, lessons for all stakeholders and in […]

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Congratulations to ONdrugDelivery for Their 100th Issue!

Congratulations to longtime PODD media partner, ONdrugDelivery for celebrating their 100th issue this month. We have worked with ONdrugDelivery since 2010 and it has been exciting to watch the variety of topics covered throughout their issues. ONdrugDelivery helps provide their readers with information and insights about the ideas, technologies, services and products the drug delivery […]

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